No-contact advisory put on pond in Kingston and tank in North Providence


Rhode Island Department of Health. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)– The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management put a no-contact advisory on a pond and part of a Tank on Friday.

The Department of Health stated Camp Hoffman on Larkin Pond in Kingston and the location of Wenscott Tank near Douglas Pike, simply previous Cavalry Drive in North Providence have blue-algae blossoms.

Blue-algae blossoms can produce hazardous toxic substances to both animals and human beings.

RIDOH stated individuals ought to prevent water leisure activities consisting of swimming, kayaking, and boating. Likewise, “Individuals ought to beware not to consume water or consume fish from waters that are under advisories.”

Care ought to be utilized in other locations of the tank and pond, as the germs can reach other locations.

The no-contact advisory for Slack Tank in Smithfield has actually been raised, according to the department.